That's a pretty damn good definition, basically a more consice version of wikipedia's definition:
In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts controversial, inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room or blog, with the primary intent of provoking other users into an emotional responseor of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.
"Is a troll merely a casual reader who chooses only to chime in rarely?" No, I think this is the Lurker category.
From wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll
A troll is a member of a race of fearsome creatures from Norse mythology.
Originally more or less the Nordic equivalents of giants, although often smaller in size, the different depictions have come to range from the fiendish giants – similar to the ogres of England (also called Trolls at times, see Troller's Gill) –...
my take is someones not getin his exercise, other than strokin the key(s) that please, unhappy with life in general.Bitter.Contentious.STONED.
"In the writings of Carlos Castaneda, don Juan Matus explained several energetic facts perceived by directly seeing energy in the universe. He explained that seers perceive a conglomerate of luminous fibers enclosed in a luminous egg, which in this reality would be a human being. They said these luminous fibers are...
I think wikipedia's definition of troll is fitting:
"In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts controversial, inflammatory, irrelevant or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room or blog, with the primary intent of provoking other users into an emotional or disciplinary response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion."
The user name fedupwithgarbage is enough to belong to the above catagory.
I actually meant what "ofp" explained more clearly below: delete the torrent from your torrent client, then go back to the bit site where you first got it and start over again. You might not make up your ratio on that particular torrent, but at least you'll be sharing something.
Also, btw, unless I'm wrong these sites don't track you by how much you share a particular torrent, they track your overall sharing. If I am ever in doubt about keeping my ratio up, I will sometimes look...
Thanks very much mr troll and jglynn1.2 for explaining this. VG jg. No need for Det. Harry Ratcock. Maybe somebody oughtta edit Wikipedia regarding this info about Arial fonts w/ cap "I" and lower-case "l" looking alike. Here's the Internet Troll page on Wikipedia
This Forum needs you get Miss D home on time after the prom is over, WT.
I think Rasta may have found our Troll
I believe Skobud fits criteria for...TROLL.
An Internet troll, or simply troll in Internet slang, is someone who posts controversial, inflammatory, irrelevant or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum or chat room, with the intention of provoking other users into an emotional response or to generally disrupt normal on-topic discussion. --wikipedia
This has been posted here many times, but no one has put it to music but me...
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on Nov 17, 2007 1:54pm in GratefulDead
you cant answer a question of what you like can you? you dont like anything but spewing out your own vomit. your a worthless fuckin troll.